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‘For Armenia’ A Charity in Armenia

‘For Armenia’ A Charity in Armenia “For Armenia” is a charitable non-governmental organisation, which was established in 2007 in Armenia and is run by the director Gayane Gevorgyan with the help of family, Zepyur and Ani Batikyans, friends and a group of dedicated volunteers. The purpose of the NGO is to support cultural and social […]

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine by Sam Wong 21 October 2013   Professor Lord Ara Darzi has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health arm of the US National Academy of Sciences.Membership of the IOM is one of the highest honours in the field of health and […]

Latest Digital Mammography Technology Introduced to Armenia

WASHINGTON — The women of Armenia received an early Mother’s Day gift this year from the Armenian American Cultural Association, Inc. (AACA). With a value of more than $1 million, the gift is the latest Three- Dimensional (3D) Digital Mammography System, sent to the Armenian American Wellness Center in Yerevan. “In March 2012, less than […]

Gene clue to post-traumatic stress disorder risk

Susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder could be partially determined by gene variants, says a study. A US team looked at the DNA from 200 members of 12 families who survived the 1988 Armenian earthquake. It found those who carried two gene variants which affect the production of serotonin – which affects mood and behaviour – […]

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